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Data Last Updated: March 1, 2023

Zip Code 28697, Wilkesboro, NC

ZIP Code 28697 Details

Zip Code:28697
State:NC [North Carolina]
Counties:WILKES, NC
Multi County:No
City Alias(es):Wilkesboro
City Alias(es) To Avoid Using:Goshen
Area Code:336
City Type:P [Post Office]
Classification: [Non-Unique]
Time Zone:Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Observes Daylight Saving:Yes
Elevation:1050 ft
State FIPS:37
County FIPS:193
Division:South Atlantic
Intro Date:<2004-10

ZIP Code 28697 2010 Census Demographics

Current Population:13,150
2010 Population:12,930
Households per ZIP Code:5,364
Average House Value:$173,500
Avg. Income Per Household:$46,331
Persons Per Household:2.34
White Population:11,441
Black Population:847
Hispanic Population:1,008
Asian Population:171
American Indian Population:72
Hawaiian Population:8
Other Population:629
Male Population:6,330
Female Population:6,600
Median Age:43.60 years
Male Median Age:41.80 years
Female Median Age:45.60 years

ZIP Code 28697 Other Demographics

# Residential Mailboxes:5,620
# Business Mailboxes:553
Total Delivery Receptacles:6,569
Number of Businesses:414
1st Quarter Payroll:$84,445,000
Annual Payroll:$329,639,000
# of Employees:9,716
Water Area:1.796 sq mi
Land Area:62.33 sq mi
118th Congressional District:05
118th Congressional Land Area:3571.86 sq mi
Single Family Delivery Units:4,786
Multi Family Delivery Units:269
# Residential Mailboxes:5,620
# Business Mailboxes:553
Total Delivery Receptacles:6,569

ZIP Code 28697 Social Security Benefits

  2018 2019 Delta
Total Beneficiaries: 3,515 3,615 +100
Retired Workers: 2,515 2,605 +90
Disabled Workers: 500 505 +5
Widow(er)s and Parents: 195 185 -10
Spouses: 85 80 -5
Children: 220 240 +20
65+: 2,575 2,680 +105
Monthly Benefits - All: $4,583,000 $4,826,000 +$243,000
Monthly Benefits - Retired Workers: $3,545,000 $3,762,000 +$217,000
Monthly Benefits - Widow(ers): $248,000 $242,000 ($6,000)

ZIP Code 28697 Statistical Areas

CBSA: 35900
CBSA Name: North Wilkesboro, NC
CBSA Type: Micro
CBSA Division: 
CBSA Division Name: 
CBSA Population:69,340
CBSA Division Population:0
MSA Name: 
PMSA Name: 
City State Key:Y16807
Preferred Last Line Key:Y16807
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  1. U.S. Postal Service [Last Updated: 3/1/2023],
  2. Internal Data Creation [Last Updated: 3/1/2023],
  3. U.S. Geological Survey [Updated as needed],
  4. U.S. Census [Updated Yearly],
  5. U.S. Census American National Standards Institute (ANSI) [Last Updated: 3/1/2023],
  6. U.S. Census 2010 [Decennial] [Last Updated: 1/1/2010],
  7. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Updated Yearly],